osco
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osco(
ohs
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koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Oscan
El osco y el etrusco fueron dos de las principales lenguas en la Italia antigua.Oscan and Etruscan were two of the main languages in ancient Italy.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (member of an ancient people in Italy)
a. Oscan
Los oscos poblaron el sur de Italia varios siglos años antes de la fundación de la república romana.The Oscans populated the south of Italy several centuries before the founding of the Roman Republic.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Oscan origen)
a. Oscan
La Tabla Osca es uno de los más famosos vestigios de la escritura osca.The Tabula Osca is one of the most famous vestiges of Oscan writing.
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